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Sustainable Marketing

Sustainable Marketing
A Holistic Approach

Second Edition
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May 2021 | 440 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
In a cutting-edge text that explores the sustainability practices that benefit companies, stakeholders and consumers, Peterson draws upon current research and industry examples to dissect the interplay between marketing and wider society. He encourages us to critically asses the demand for business to adapt profitably to sustainability guidelines or environmental concerns.

This new book:
  • Includes a range of pedagogic features such as; Throwing shade boxes, chapter overview & objectives, Mavericks who made it cases and end-of-chapter questions.
  • Is designed to suit a 12 week teaching term, featuring sustainability in marketing from a ‘macro’ and issues-based perspective.
  • Covers sustainability in the global marketing from different issues and perspectives and grounds theory in a wide range of recognisable examples such as Toms, Facebook, Juul, Costco, Greta Thunberg.

Part I: Macromarketing for Sustainable Marketing
Chapter 1: 21st Century Micro and Macro Issues
Chapter 2: Marketing and Society
Chapter 3: Stakeholders in Marketing
Chapter 4: The Role of Business in Society
Chapter 5: The Role of the State in Society
Part II: Important Factors Affecting Sustainable Marketing
Chapter 6: Globalization and Protectionism
Chapter 7: Contemporary Consumers
Part III: Sustainable Marketing for the Environment
Chapter 8: The Environmental Imperative
Chapter 9: Environmentally Oriented Business
Chapter 10: Sustainable Business Practices
Part IV: Sustainable Marketing for Equity
Chapter 11: Developing Markets
Chapter 12: Poverty Alleviation


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Instructor resources:

  • PowerPoint slides
  • Teaching guide
  • Testbank
  • Essay questions
  • Resource pack

Mark Peterson

Dr. Mark Peterson served as the editor of the SAGE-published journal, Journal of Macromarketing from 2016-2019. He is the author of ‘Using Macromarketing to Teach Business Sustainability’, published in 2021 in the Journal of Marketing Education (also SAGE). His research has been published in such highly regarded outlets outside of marketing (such as Business Strategy and the Environment, Energy Policy, Sustainable Production and Consumption), as well as a host of leading journals in the realms of marketing, policy, entrepreneurship and business. He currently teaches courses in sustainable business practices, marketing analytics and... More About Author

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